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Hardstone Carving of a Goat

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2992B
Lot:
154
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2992B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 18, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Hardstone Carving of a Goat, China, 20th century, with one of its forelegs bent, holding a lingzhi mushroom in its mouth, dark green stone with gray matrix and russet markings, with a conforming wood stand, ht. 9 3/8 in.

Provenance: The estate of Ernest Helides.
Estimate $200-300

damage to one of the horns, repairs to one of the legs of the wood stand.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Ernest Helides, Jade Carving, Chinese culture, Fiction, Film, Goat, Hardstone carving, Jade, Lingzhi, Russet, Science fiction, The Matrix, China

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